Article: Australia – Hairy-Nosed Wombat


Numbers Are Slowly Rising

The following link is to an article reporting on slowly growing population of the extremely rare Hairy-Nosed Wombat. They have now risen from about 30 in the early 1980s to about 140 now.

For more visit:
http://www.news.com.au/breaking-news/endangered-wombats-a-nose-in-front/story-e6frfku0-1226367687864

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Article: Australia – Queensland


The Humpback Migration is on Again

The following link is to an article reporting on the annual Humpback Whale migration off the Queensland coast.

For more visit:
http://www.westender.com.au/news/1319

Article: Elephants and Rhinos Face Extinction Because of Poaching & Ivory Trade


The following link is to an article reporting on the threat to Elephants and Rhinos by poaching and the ivory trade.

For more visit:
http://www.allvoices.com/contributed-news/12242347-elephants-and-rhinos-face-extinction-according-to-experts

Article: Japan – Nuclear Threat at Fukushima Contained


The following link is to an article reporting on the latest at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Japan, following the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. The situation is said to be contained, however this would seem to be only to a certain point.

For more visit:
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/05/26/us-japan-nuclear-idUSBRE84P0DQ20120526